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Dr Pawas Bisht is Lecturer in Media, Communications and Culture at Keele University. Last year, Pawas led a project aimed at young adults called ‘Environmental storytelling between Stoke-on-Trent and New Delhi’. The project explored contemporary concerns through place-based, participatory filmmaking workshops.
Professor Sarah Churchwell is the Director of the Being Human festival. A prominent advocate for literature and the humanities, Sarah appears regularly in the media and writes for both academic and non-academic audiences.
Dr Ana de Oliveira Dias is a Lecturer in History at Durham University and an Honorary Research Fellow at the Institute of English Studies. In 2021, Ana held ‘A Night at the Rare Books Auction’, an interactive online performance that recreated the sale of the famous Luttrell Psalter (and the scandal surrounding it), in which attendees took a leading role.
Mark Johnson is Manager of the Being Human festival. Mark has previously worked in engagement and events teams at King’s College London and UCL, as well as roles in museums and galleries including the Science Museum and The Whitworth.